Marion Louise <I>Goodwin</I> Stanley

Marion Louise Goodwin Stanley

Birth
West Lebanon, York County, Maine, USA
Death 4 Jan 2002 (aged 95)
Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA
Memorial ID 65676925 · View Source
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Marion Louise Stanley

MILTON - Marion Louise (Goodwin) Stanley, 95, of Milton died Friday, Jan. 4, 2002, at the Rochester Manor.

The daughter of Charles B. and Mary Closson Goodwin, she was born at the family home, Pine Grove Farm, in West Lebanon, Maine, on July 4, 1906. She graduated from West Lebanon High School in 1924, attended the University of New Hampshire, majoring in French, and graduated in 1928 with a bachelor of arts degree in liberal arts. She married Harold Bradley Stanley on Sept. 12, 1939, in West Lebanon, Maine, and had been widowed since 1962.

Marion started her teaching career at West Lebanon Grammar School, walking from Milton early each morning to start the fire in the wood stove at the school. She later taught for 15 years at Milton Mills and Milton, retiring after 27 years of service to the community. She continued to serve the community through her activities in the Milton Women�s Club and Milton Women�s Union, where she served in various leadership positions, including president and recording secretary. She has been a member of the Order of the Eastern Star sine April 18, 1944. Marion was an adventurous spirit who loved to travel, enjoyed the outdoors, and knitting, crocheting and making crafts. She continued to knit and crochet caps, mittens, scarves and slippers for nursing home residents and other local charities.

Marion will be remembered as a wonderful teacher, for her unselfish acts of kindness and for her work at the annual summer bazaars.

Marion is survived by her cousin, Alice Hodsdon of Yarmouth, Maine.

Family and friends may call Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the R.M. Edgerly and Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main St., Rochester.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Linda Rackliffe officiating.

Burial will take place at the Rochester Cemetery in the spring.

Memorial donations may be made to the New Hampshire Farm Museum, Milton, or the Milton Community Church Building Fund.


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  • Created by: Robert Hodsdon
  • Added: 15 Feb 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 65676925
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marion Louise Goodwin Stanley (14 Jul 1906–4 Jan 2002), Find a Grave Memorial no. 65676925, citing Rochester Cemetery, Rochester, Strafford County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Robert Hodsdon (contributor 47094022) .